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ThinkStation P510 and P710
Hardware Maintenance Manual
Machine Types: 30B4, 30B5, 30B6, and 30B7

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    ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual Machine Types: 30B4, 30B5, 30B6, and 30B7...

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    1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1 and Appendix F “Notices” on page 211. First Edition (April 2016) © Copyright Lenovo 2016. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant to a General Services Administration “GSA”...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    (Windows 7 only) ..Starting the Setup Utility program ..An introduction to Lenovo programs ..Enabling or disabling a device ..

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    ..91 Lenovo Web site ... . Service checkout....

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    Trademarks ....European Union RoHS ... China RoHS....© Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About this manual ® This manual provides service and reference information for ThinkStation computers listed on the front cover. Use this manual along with the advanced diagnostic tests to troubleshoot problems. Important: This manual is intended only for trained service technicians who are familiar with ThinkStation computers.

  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Read This First: Important Safety Information

    • Do not perform any action that causes hazards to the customer, or that makes the equipment unsafe. • Before you start the machine, ensure that other service representatives and the customer's personnel are not in a hazardous position. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 8: Electrical Safety

    Many customers have, near their equipment, rubber floor mats that contain small conductive fibers to decrease electrostatic discharges. Do not use this type of mat to protect yourself from electrical shock. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    • Find the room emergency power-off (EPO) switch, disconnecting switch, or electrical outlet. If an electrical accident occurs, you can then operate the switch or unplug the power cord quickly. • Do not work alone under hazardous conditions or near equipment that has hazardous voltages. •...

  • Page 10: Safety Inspection Guide

    2. Make sure that the ESD protective devices you use have been certified (ISO 9000) as fully effective. When handling ESD-sensitive parts: • Keep the parts in protective packages until they are inserted into the product. • Avoid contact with other people while handling the part. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 11: Grounding Requirements

    • Wear a grounded wrist strap against your skin to eliminate static on your body. • Prevent the part from touching your clothing. Most clothing is insulative and retains a charge even when you are wearing a wrist strap. • Use the black side of a grounded work mat to provide a static-free work surface. The mat is especially useful when handling ESD-sensitive devices.

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    Some laser products contain an embedded Class 3A or Class 3B laser diode. Note the following: Laser radiation when open. Do not stare into the beam, do not view directly with optical instruments, and avoid direct exposure to the beam. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    ≥18 kg (37 lb) ≥32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥55 kg (121.2 lb) CAUTION: Use safe practices when lifting. CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord.

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    ≥18 kg (37 lb) ≥32 kg (70.5 lb) ≥55 kg (121.2 lb) PERIGO A corrente elétrica proveniente de cabos de alimentação, de telefone e de comunicações é perigosa. Chapter 1 Read this first: Important safety information...

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    • Não remova as tampas. A remoção das tampas de um produto a laser pode resultar em exposição prejudicial à radiação de laser. Não existem peças que podem ser consertadas no interior do dispositivo. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    • A utilização de controles ou ajustes ou a execução de procedimentos diferentes dos especificados aqui pode resultar em exposição prejudicial à radiação. PERIGO Alguns produtos a laser contêm diodo de laser integrado da Classe 3A ou da Classe 3B. Observe o seguinte: Radiação a laser quando aberto.

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    Chapter 1 Read this first: Important safety information...

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    DANGER Le courant électrique provenant de l'alimentation, du téléphone et des câbles de transmission peut présenter un danger. Pour éviter tout risque de choc électrique : • Ne manipulez aucun câble et n'effectuez aucune opération d'installation, d'entretien ou de reconfiguration de ce produit au cours d'un orage.

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    L'interrupteur de contrôle d'alimentation de l'unité et l'interrupteur dubloc d'alimentation ne coupent pas le courant électrique alimentantl'unité. En outre, le système peut être équipé de plusieurs cordonsd'alimentation. Pour mettre l'unité hors tension, vous devez déconnectertous les cordons de la source d'alimentation. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    VORSICHT An Netz-, Telefon- und Datenleitungen können gefährliche Spannungen anliegen. Aus Sicherheitsgründen: • Bei Gewitter an diesem Gerät keine Kabel anschließen oder lösen. Ferner keine Installations-, Wartungs- oder Rekonfigurationsarbeiten durchführen. • Gerät nur an eine Schutzkontaktsteckdose mit ordnungsgemäß geerdetem Schutzkontakt anschließen.

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    Mit dem Netzschalter an der Einheit und am Netzteil wird die Stromversorgung für die Einheit nicht unterbrochen. Die Einheit kann auch mit mehreren Netzkabeln ausgestattet sein. Um die Stromversorgung für die Einheit vollständig zu unterbrechen, müssen alle zum Gerät führenden Netzkabel vom Netz getrennt werden. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    Chapter 1 Read this first: Important safety information...

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    PERICOLO La corrente elettrica proveniente dai cavi di alimentazione, del telefono e di comunicazione può essere pericolosa. Per evitare il rischio di scosse elettriche: • Non collegare o scollegare qualsiasi cavo oppure effettuare l'installazione, la manutenzione o la riconfigurazione del prodotto durante un temporale. •...

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    Il pulsante di controllo dell'alimentazione presente sull'unità e l'interruttore dell'alimentatore non disattivano l'alimentazione corrente fornita all'unità. E' possibile che l'unità disponga di più cavi di alimentazione. Per disattivare l'alimentazione dall'unità, accertarsi che tutti i cavi di alimentazione siano scollegati dalla fonte di alimentazione. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    Chapter 1 Read this first: Important safety information...

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    • Cualquier equipo que se conecte a este producto también debe conectarse a tomas de corriente debidamente cableadas. • Siempre que sea posible, utilice una sola mano para conectar o desconectar los cables de señal. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    • No encienda nunca un equipo cuando hay señales de fuego, agua o daños estructurales. • Desconecte los cables de alimentación, los sistemas de telecomunicaciones, las redes y los módems conectados antes de abrir las cubiertas de los dispositivos, a menos que se indique lo contrario en los procedimientos de instalación y configuración.

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    Además, el dispositivo podría tener más de un cable de alimentación. Para suprimir toda la corriente eléctrica del dispositivo, asegúrese de que todos los cables de alimentación estén desconectados de la toma de corriente. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 33: Chapter 2. Product Overview

    Figure 1. Front connectors, controls, and indicators Optical-drive eject/close button (some models) Power button Power indicator Hard-disk-drive activity indicator Diagnostic indicator SD card slot Diagnostic USB 3.0 connector USB 3.0 connectors (2) Always On USB 3.0 connector Headset connector © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

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    Power Manager program and enable the function. To open the Power Manager program, see “Accessing a program on your computer” on page 44. To enable the Always On USB connector, refer to the help system of the Power Manager program. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 35: Rear View

    Rear view Some connectors on the rear of your computer are color-coded to help you determine where to connect the cables on your computer. ThinkStation P510 Figure 2. ThinkStation P510 rear panel Audio line-out connector Microphone connector PS/2 keyboard connector Serial connector USB 2.0 connectors (4)

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    Audio line-in connector PS/2 mouse connector Note: For both ThinkStation P510 and ThinkStation P710 computers, one or more discrete graphics cards might be installed in the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card area. Depending on your computer model, the graphics cards might provide the following connectors: •...

  • Page 37: Audio Line-out Connector

    Mini DisplayPort connector Attach a high-performance monitor, a direct-drive monitor, or other compatible devices to the Mini DisplayPort connector. The Mini DisplayPort connector is a miniaturized version of a DisplayPort connector. Audio line-out connector The audio line-out connector is used to send audio signals from the computer to external devices, such as headphones.

  • Page 38: Ethernet Connectors

    The audio line-in connector is used to receive audio signals from an external audio device, such as a stereo system. When you attach an external audio device, a cable connection is established between the audio line-out connector of the device and the audio line-in connector of the computer. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 39: Computer Components

    Computer components Notes: • Depending on the model, your computer might look slightly different from the illustration. • To remove the computer cover, see “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. Figure 4. Component locations Heat sink and fan assemblies (amount varies by model) Memory modules (amount varies by model) Cover presence switch (also called intrusion switch) Optical drive, flex module, or flex bay storage enclosure...

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    Figure 5. Major FRUs and CRUs ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 41: Parts On The System Board

    Wi-Fi antenna Memory modules Microprocessor System board Battery Lenovo factory recovery USB key Lenovo recovery disc set For detailed FRU information, such as the FRU part numbers and supported computer models, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/serviceparts-lookup Parts on the system board Note: Your computer comes with one of the following system boards.

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    Front USB connector Hard-disk-drive activity indicator connector (used Front-access storage enclosure control connector (for only with a 9364 RAID card) SATA 6 connector) SATA 5 connector SATA 6 connector SATA 2 connector SATA 1 connector ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    SATA 3 connector SATA 4 connector 29-in-1 card reader connector Battery Front panel connector eSATA connector Power supply connector PCI Express 2.0 x4 card slot PCI card slot PCI Express 3.0 x16 graphics card slot PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot PCI Express 3.0 x16 graphics card slot PCI Express 3.0 x4 card slot Rear fan connector...

  • Page 44: Internal Drives

    Refer to the appropriate section in Chapter 9 “Installing or replacing hardware” on page 99 for instructions on how to install or replace internal drives for your computer. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    The following illustration shows the locations of the drive bays. Figure 8. Drive bay locations Card reader (for an SD card) Optical-drive bays (2) (for an optical drive, a flex module, or a flex bay storage enclosure) Storage drive bays (4) (for a hard disk drive, a hybrid drive, or a solid-state drive) Chapter 2 Product overview...

  • Page 46: Machine Type And Model Label

    Machine type and model label The machine type and model label identifies your computer. When you contact Lenovo for help, the machine type and model information helps support technicians to identify your computer and provide faster service. The machine type and model label is attached on the front of your computer as shown.

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    Memory • For ThinkStation P510: Up to eight double data rate 4 (DDR4) error correction code (ECC) unbuffered dual inline memory modules (UDIMMs) or DDR4 ECC registered DIMMs (RDIMMs). • For ThinkStation P710: Up to 12 DDR4 ECC UDIMMs or DDR4 ECC RDIMMs.

  • Page 48: Ps/2 Mouse Connector

    • Memory slots • Optical-drive bays • PCI card slot • PCI Express x1 card slot (available on ThinkStation P510 only) • PCI Express x4 card slots • PCI Express x8 card slots • PCI Express x16 graphics card slots For more information, see “Internal drives”...

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    ® • Intel Standard Manageability (ISM) Intel Standard Manageability is hardware and firmware technology that builds certain functionality into computers in order to make them easier and less expensive for businesses to monitor, maintain, update, upgrade, and repair. • Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) Intel Active Management Technology is hardware- and firmware-based technology that makes computers easier and less expensive for businesses to monitor, maintain, update, upgrade, and repair.

  • Page 50: Computer Specifications

    Accessing a program on your computer Note: For Windows 7, depending on your computer model, some of the Lenovo programs might be ready to be installed, so you must install them manually. Then, you can access and use these programs.

  • Page 51: Installing A Program That Is Ready To Be Installed (windows 7 Only)

    An introduction to Lenovo programs This section provides information about the major Lenovo programs available on your operating system. Note: Depending on your computer model, some of the following programs might not be available.

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    Lenovo ID The Lenovo ID program enables you to create and manage your Lenovo ID. With a Lenovo ID, you can connect to everything Lenovo through a single (Windows 10) account. Use your Lenovo ID for quick and simple authentication and then enjoy the various services provided by Lenovo.

  • Page 53: Chapter 3. Using Your Computer

    When you register your computer with Lenovo, you enter required information into a Lenovo database. The information enables Lenovo to contact you when there is a recall or other severe problem and provide quicker service when you call Lenovo for help. In addition, some locations offer extended privileges and services to registered users.

  • Page 54: Handling And Storing A Disc

    Select or turn on Use AutoPlay for all media and devices. 2. Insert a recordable disc into the optical drive that supports recording. The AutoPlay window opens. 3. Follow the instructions on the screen. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 55: Connecting To A Network

    ® • Burn a disc using Windows Media Player. 1. Insert a recordable disc into the optical drive that supports recording. 2. Open Windows Media Player. See “Accessing a program on your computer” on page 44. 3. Follow the instructions on the screen. •...

  • Page 56: Connecting To A Bluetooth-enabled Device

    2. Click the Bluetooth icon in the Windows notification area on the taskbar. Then, click Add a Device and follow the instructions on the screen. Note: If the Bluetooth icon is not displayed in the Windows notification area, add the icon to the notification area. See the Windows help system. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 57: Chapter 4. You And Your Computer

    1. Comfort Although no single working position is ideal for everyone, here are a few guidelines to help you find a position that suits you best. The following figure sets an example for your reference. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 58: Accessibility Information

    Accessibility information Lenovo is committed to providing users who have hearing, vision, and mobility limitations with greater access to information and technology. This section provides information about the ways these users can get the most out of their computer experience. You also can get the most up-to-date accessibility information from the following Web site: http://www.lenovo.com/accessibility...

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    Ease of Access Center Ease of Access Center on the Windows operating system enables users to configure their computers to suit their physical and cognitive needs. To use Ease of Access Center, do the following: 1. Click the Start button to open the Start menu. 2.

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    – Change the size of the items on the desktop or a window. Note: This function might not work on some windows. If your mouse has a wheel, press and hold Ctrl, and then scroll the wheel to change the item size. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 61: Cleaning Your Computer

    Then, you can type a message on your computer and send it to the telephone. Documentation in accessible formats Lenovo provides electronic documentation in accessible formats, such as properly tagged PDF files or HyperText Markup Language (HTML) files. Lenovo electronic documentation is developed to ensure that visually impaired users can read the documentation through a screen reader.

  • Page 62: Good Maintenance Practices

    The cause of a problem might be change in hardware, change in software, or any other actions that might have taken place. A log book can help you or a Lenovo technician determines the cause of a problem. • Create Product Recovery discs. See “Recovery information” on page 87 for more information about using Product Recovery discs to restore the hard disk drive to the factory-default settings.

  • Page 63: Moving Your Computer

    If the local electrical outlet style is different from the type you are currently using, contact the Lenovo Customer Support Center to purchase either an electrical plug adapter or a new power cord. For a list of Lenovo Support phone numbers, go to http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone. If you cannot find the support telephone number for your country or region, contact your Lenovo reseller.

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  • Page 65: Chapter 5. Security

    The keys for the key lock are attached to the rear of the machine. For security, store the keys in a secure place when you are not using them. Note: The key lock and keys are available only on some models. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

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    Figure 10. Installing a padlock Figure 11. Locking the computer cover ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 67: Attaching A Kensington-style Cable Lock

    The cable lock also locks the buttons used to open the computer cover. This is the same type of lock used with many notebook computers. You can order such a cable lock directly from Lenovo by searching for Kensington at: http://www.lenovo.com/support Figure 12.

  • Page 68: Using Fingerprint Authentication

    • For Windows 7: Use the Fingerprint Manager Pro or ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software program provided by Lenovo. To open the program, see “Accessing a program on your computer” on page 44. For more information about using the program, refer to the help system of the program.

  • Page 69: Using Firewalls

    Your computer is preinstalled with an antivirus program to help you guard against, detect, and eliminate viruses. Lenovo provides a full version of antivirus software on your computer with a free 30-day subscription. After 30 days, you must renew the license to continue receiving the antivirus software updates.

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  • Page 71: Chapter 6. Advanced Configuration

    To enable or disable the Automatic Power On features, do the following: 1. Start the Setup Utility program. See “Starting the Setup Utility program” on page 65. 2. Select Power ➙ Automatic Power On and press Enter. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 72: Enabling Or Disabling The Erp Lps Compliance Mode

    Note: For some keyboards, you might need to press Fn+F10 to exit the Setup Utility program. Enabling or disabling the ErP LPS compliance mode Lenovo computers meet the eco-design requirements of the ErP Lot 3 regulation. For more information, go http://www.lenovo.com/ecodeclaration You can enable the ErP LPS compliance mode in the Setup Utility program to reduce the consumption of electricity when your computer is off or in sleep mode.

  • Page 73: Changing The Bios Settings Before Installing A New Operating System

    2. Select Security ➙ Configuration Change Detection and press Enter. 3. Select the desired setting and press Enter. 4. To save settings and exit the Setup Utility program, press F10, select Yes in the window displayed, and press Enter. Note: For some keyboards, you might need to press Fn+F10 to exit the Setup Utility program. To bypass the error message and log in to the operating system, do one of the following: •...

  • Page 74: Password Considerations

    1. Remove any media from the drives and turn off all connected devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer. 2. Remove the computer cover. See Chapter 9 “Installing or replacing hardware” on page 99. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 75: Selecting A Startup Device

    3. Locate the Clear CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) /Recovery jumper on the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. 4. Move the jumper from the standard position (pin 1 and pin 2) to the maintenance position (pin 2 and pin 3).

  • Page 76: Exiting The Setup Utility Program

    Note: If you want to update the BIOS from a flash update disc, the installation instructions might not provide the information about how to record the update disc. See “Recording a disc” on page 48. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 77: Recovering From A Bios Update Failure

    Recovering from a BIOS update failure To recover from a BIOS update failure, do the following: 1. Remove any media from the drives and turn off all connected devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer.

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    Press Esc to exit the Intel RSTe configuration utility, or select Exit, and then press Enter to exit the Intel RSTe configuration utility. Creating RAID volumes using the Intel RSTe configuration utility This section provides instructions on how to use the Intel RSTe configuration utility to create RAID volumes. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    To create a RAID volume, do the following: 1. Enter the Intel RSTe configuration utility. See “Entering the Intel RSTe configuration utility” on page 72. 2. Press the up and down arrow keys to select Create RAID Volume, and then press Enter to view the CREATE VOLUME MENU window.

  • Page 80: Quick Raid Setup Using The Lsi Megaraid Bios Configuration Utility

    – A RAID Level 5 hard disk drive group consisting of at least three hard disk drives – Supported strip size: 8 KB to 1 MB – Better performance and fault tolerance – RAID Level 5 might not be available on all models of LSI MegaRAID adapter ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    • RAID Level 6 - Block-level striped disk array with dual distributed parity – A RAID Level 6 hard disk drive group consisting of at least four hard disk drives – Supported strip size: 8 KB to 1 MB – Better performance and fault tolerance that can stand up to loss of two hard disk drives –...

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    4. The main screen of the LSI MegaRAID BIOS configuration utility is displayed, and the hard disk drive you selected is listed as a hot spare hard disk drive in the right pane. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 83: Chapter 7. Troubleshooting, Diagnostics, And Recovery

    5. Recover your operating system. See “Recovery information” on page 87. 6. If none of these actions solve your problem, contact the Lenovo Customer Support Center. For a list of Lenovo Support phone numbers, go to http://www.lenovo.com/support/phone. For more information about help, service, and technical assistance, see Chapter 10 “Getting information, help, and service”...

  • Page 84: Audio Problems

    • Click the volume icon in the Windows notification area on the taskbar. Then, click the speaker icon on top of the volume control. Click the Levels tab and ensure that the Balance settings are set correctly. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 85: Cd Or Dvd Problems

    Note: If the volume icon is not displayed in the Windows notification area, add the icon to the notification area. See the Windows help system. CD or DVD problems A CD or DVD does not work. Solutions: • Ensure that the power cable and signal cable are securely connected to the drive. •...

  • Page 86: Intermittent Problems

    Note: In rare cases, the storage drive with the operating system might get corrupted or damaged. If this problem occurs, replace the storage drive. Refer to Chapter 9 “Installing or replacing hardware” on page 99. Ethernet LAN problems The computer cannot connect to an Ethernet LAN. Solutions: ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 87: Wireless Lan Problem

    • Connect the cable from the Ethernet connector to the RJ45 connector of the hub. • Enable the Ethernet LAN feature in the Setup Utility program. Refer to “Using the Setup Utility program” on page 65. • Enable the Ethernet LAN adapter. 1.

  • Page 88: Bluetooth Problems

    4. If you are using the Headset profile, select Bluetooth Hands-free Audio, and then click Set Default. If you are using the AV profile, select Stereo Audio, and then click Set Default. 5. Click OK. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 89: Performance Problems

    Performance problems Excessive fragmented files exist on the storage drives. Solution: Use the Windows disk defragmentation or disk optimization feature to clean up the files. Note: Depending on the volume of the storage drives and amount of data stored on the storage drives, the disk-defragmentation process might take up to several hours.

  • Page 90: Serial Connector Problem

    19. Consequently, dates cannot be sorted in correct order nowadays. Check with your software manufacturer to see if any updates are available. Many software manufacturers make updates available from the World Wide Web. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 91: Diagnostics

    If you are unable to isolate and repair the problem yourself after running Lenovo Solution Center, save and print the log files created by the program. You might need the log files when you speak to a Lenovo technical support representative.

  • Page 92: Hardware Diagnostics

    USB key. • If you are using an Android device with the Lenovo Workstation Diagnostics app installed, open the application for details about the error. For more information on the Lenovo Workstation Diagnostics app, go to http://www.thinkworkstationsoftware.com/diags.

  • Page 93: Recovery Information

    1. Start the Setup Utility program. See “Starting the Setup Utility program” on page 65. 2. From the Setup Utility program main menu, select Advanced ➙ Diagnostic function, and then press Enter. 3. Select Real-time Diagnostic Monitoring and press Enter. Then select Disabled and press Enter. 4.

  • Page 94: Recovery Information For Windows 10

    69. 2. Follow the instructions on the screen to choose the appropriate recovery solution. • Use the recovery disc set provided by Lenovo to restore the entire storage drive to the factory-default settings. – If your computer comes with the recovery disc set, follow the instructions shipped with the disc set.

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    – If your computer comes with the recovery USB key, follow the instructions shipped with the USB key. – If your computer does not come with the recovery USB key, contact the Lenovo Customer Support Center to order a recovery USB key. See “Calling for service” on page 194.

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  • Page 97: Chapter 8. Service Checkout And Symptom-to-fru Index

    If possible, have this information available when requesting assistance from Service Support and Engineering functions. • Machine type and model • Processor or hard disk drive upgrades • Failure symptom – Do diagnostics indicate a failure? © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 98: Symptom-to-fru Index

    • If you did not receive any error message, look for a description of your error symptoms in the first part of this index. Hard disk drive boot error A hard disk drive boot error can have the following causes. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 99: Power Supply Problems

    Error FRU/Action The start-up drive is not in the boot sequence in Check the configuration and ensure the start-up drive is configuration. in the boot sequence. No operating system installed on the boot drive. Install an operating system on the boot drive. The boot sector on the startup drive is corrupted.

  • Page 100: Post Error Codes

    Press F10 to exit. 1762 This error message is displayed when SATA device configuration change has occurred a hard disk drive change or an optical drive change has been made. Press F10 to exit. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 101: Miscellaneous Error Conditions

    Error code POST error message Description/Action 1820 This error message is displayed when More than one external fingerprint reader is attached. Power off and more than one external fingerprint remove all but the reader that you set reader is connected to the computer. up within your main operating system.

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    2. System Board Power-on indicator or hard disk drive in-use light not on, 1. Power switch/LED assembly but computer works correctly 2. System Board Printer problems 1. Printer 2. System Board ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 103: Undetermined Problems

    Message/Symptom FRU/Action Program loads from the hard disk with a known-good 1. Run the Setup Utility program and check Startup diagnostics diskette in the first 3.5-inch diskette drive sequence. 2. Diskette Drive 3. Diskette Drive Cable 4. System Board 5. Power Supply RPL computer cannot access programs from its own hard 1.

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  • Page 105: Chapter 9. Installing Or Replacing Hardware

    1. Remove any media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer. 2. Unlock any locking device that secures the computer cover. See “Locking your computer” on page 59. © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 106: Installing Or Replacing Hardware

    • When installing or replacing an option, use the appropriate instructions in this section along with the instructions that come with the option. • In most areas of the world, Lenovo requires the return of the defective CRU. Information about this will come with the CRU or will come a few days after the CRU arrives.

  • Page 107: Direct Cooling Air Baffle

    Direct cooling air baffle Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1. To remove the direct cooling air baffle, do the following: 1.

  • Page 108: Device In The Optical-drive Bay

    To install or replace an optical drive, do the following: 1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Remove the direct cooling air baffle. See “Direct cooling air baffle” on page 101. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

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    3. Locate the optical-drive bay that you want to use. See “Computer components” on page 33. 4. Depending on whether you are installing or replacing an optical drive, do one of the following: • If you are installing a new optical drive, press the clip on the bottom of the optical-drive bay from the front of the computer to remove the plastic cover.

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    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 111: Storage Drive In The Flex Bay Storage Enclosure

    Storage drive in the flex bay storage enclosure Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1. You can install a 3.5-inch hard disk drive, a 2.5-inch hard disk drive, or a 2.5-inch solid-state drive into the flex bay storage enclosure.

  • Page 112

    • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. 2.5-inch storage drive To install or replace a 2.5-inch storage drive, do the following: ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 113

    1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. If the flex bay storage enclosure is installed in the computer, disconnect the signal cable and the power cable from the 2.5-inch storage drive first. Then, remove the flex bay storage enclosure from the front of the computer.

  • Page 114

    Note: When installing or removing the storage drive, do not touch the circuit board on the storage drive and make sure that the circuit board faces downward. Figure 23. Removing the 2.5-inch storage drive from the storage converter ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 115

    4. Install the 2.5-inch storage drive into the storage converter. Then, install the five screws to secure the drive to the storage converter. Figure 24. Installing the 2.5-inch storage drive into the storage converter 5. Install the 2.5-inch storage drive and the storage converter into the flex bay storage enclosure. Then, install the four screws to secure the storage converter to the flex bay storage enclosure.

  • Page 116: Device In The 5.25-inch Flex Module

    1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Remove the flex module from the front of the computer. See “Device in the optical-drive bay” on page 102. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 117

    3. Lift the clip on the rear of the flex module. Then, slide the flex module cover to the rear of the flex module to remove the cover. Figure 27. Removing the flex module cover 4. If you are installing a new slim optical drive, press the two metal clips to remove the plastic clip with the two screws as shown.

  • Page 118

    6. Slide the new slim optical drive with the plastic clip into the flex module until the slim optical drive snaps into position. Figure 32. Installing the slim optical drive in the flex module ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 119: Card Reader

    7. Position the flex module cover on the flex module. Ensure that the rail guides on the bottom of the flex module cover engage the rails on the flex module. Then, push the cover to the front of the flex module until it snaps into position.

  • Page 120

    5. To install a new card reader into the card-reader retaining bracket, align the four holes in the card reader with the corresponding studs on the bracket. Then, press the new card reader downward until it snaps into position. Figure 37. Installing the card reader into the card-reader retaining bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 121

    6. Note the orientation of the new card reader and route the card reader cable into the cable clip. Hold the clip on the card-reader retaining bracket. Then, insert the new card reader into the card-reader slot in flex module until it snaps into position. Figure 38.

  • Page 122

    Press the two clips toward each other as shown to pull the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector out of the flex module. Figure 41. Removing the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector in the flex module ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 123

    5. Note the orientation of the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector and route the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector cable into the cable clip. 6. Place the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector into the metal retainer. Then insert the eSATA connector or IEEE 1394 connector into the corresponding slot in the flex module as shown.

  • Page 124

    4. If you are replacing a front Thunderbolt I/O adapter, do the following to remove the old front Thunderbolt adapter first: a. Record the cable connections and cable routing. Then disconnect all cables connected to the front Thunderbolt I/O adapter. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 125

    b. Pull the clip as shown to remove the front Thunderbolt I/O adapter and the retaining bracket out of the flex module. Figure 45. Removing the front Thunderbolt adapter and the retaining bracket out of the flex module c. Flex the four clips on the sides of the retaining bracket to remove the front Thunderbolt I/O adapter from the bracket.

  • Page 126

    Thunderbolt I/O adapter with the corresponding mounting studs on the bracket. Then, press the card downward until it snaps into position. Figure 48. Installing the front Thunderbolt I/O adapter into the retaining bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 127

    c. Hold the clip on the retaining bracket and then insert the front Thunderbolt I/O adapter and the retaining bracket into the flex module as shown until they snap into position. Figure 49. Installing the front Thunderbolt adapter and the retaining bracket into the flex module 6.

  • Page 128: Optical-drive Bracket

    2. Remove the direct cooling air baffle. See “Direct cooling air baffle” on page 101. 3. Remove the device that is installed in the bracket. See “Device in the optical-drive bay” on page 102. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 129

    4. Press the retaining clip on the top of the optical-drive bracket. Then, pivot the bracket outward from the rear to remove it from the computer chassis. Figure 52. Removing the optical-drive bracket To reinstall the optical-drive bracket, do the following: 1.

  • Page 130: Cover Presence Switch

    3. Remove the optical-drive bracket. See “Optical-drive bracket” on page 122. 4. Locate the cover presence switch. See “Computer components” on page 33. 5. Disconnect the cover presence switch cable from the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 131

    6. Slide the cover presence switch as shown to remove it from the computer chassis. Figure 55. Removing the cover presence switch 7. Align the two notches in the new cover presence switch with the two tabs on the computer chassis. Then, push the new cover presence switch inward until it is seated securely between the tabs.

  • Page 132: Front Fan Assembly

    3. Disconnect the front fan assembly cable from the front fan connector on the system board. 4. Connect the cable of the new front fan assembly to the front fan connector on the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 133: Internal Storage Drive

    5. Align the top and bottom edges of the new front fan assembly with the two slots in the computer chassis. Then, slide the new front fan assembly inward until it cannot be pushed in further. Figure 58. Installing the front fan assembly What to do next: •...

  • Page 134

    • If you are replacing a 3.5-inch storage drive, open the handles on both sides of the storage drive bracket. Disconnect the cables from the storage drive, and pull out the bracket with the storage drive. Figure 60. Removing the type storage drive bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 135

    Then, flex the sides of the bracket to remove the storage drive from the bracket. Figure 61. Removing the storage drive from the type bracket 4. Flex the sides of the bracket and align pins on the bracket with the corresponding holes in the new storage drive.

  • Page 136

    2. Locate the storage drive bay. See “Internal drives” on page 38. 3. Press the pit on the bracket cover, and then grasp the tilted cover to pull the bracket out of the storage drive bay. Figure 64. Removing the type storage drive bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 137

    4. If you are replacing a storage drive, flex the sides of the bracket to remove the storage drive from the bracket. Figure 65. Removing the storage drive from the type bracket 5. Flex the sides of the bracket and align pins on the bracket with the corresponding holes in the new storage drive.

  • Page 138

    Installing or replacing a 2.5-inch storage drive in the storage drive bay Depending on your computer model, one of the following types of storage drive bracket is used in the storage drive bay: Figure 68. Two types of storage drive bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 139

    Note: This section illustrates only installing or replacing a 2.5-inch solid-state drive. To install or replace a 2.5-inch storage drive in a type bracket, do the following: 1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2.

  • Page 140

    Figure 72. Installing the type storage drive bracket 6. Connect the signal cable and the power cable to the new storage drive, and then close the handles on both sides of the bracket. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 141

    To install or replace a 2.5-inch storage drive in a type bracket, do the following: 1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Locate the storage drive bay. See “Internal drives” on page 38. 3.

  • Page 142

    Figure 75. Installing the storage drive into the type bracket 6. Slide the bracket with the new storage drive into the storage drive bay until it snaps into position. Figure 76. Installing the type storage drive bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 143

    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. Installing or replacing a 2.5-inch storage drive with a converter in the storage drive bay Depending on your computer model, one of the following types of storage drive bracket is used in the storage drive bay: Figure 77.

  • Page 144

    Disconnect the cables from the converter, and pull out the bracket. Figure 78. Removing the type storage drive bracket Then, flex the sides of the bracket to remove the converter from the bracket. Figure 79. Removing the converter from the type bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 145

    4. Lift the tab of the metal bracket and push the tab as shown to slide the bracket and remove it from the plastic frame. Note: If you are replacing a storage drive, push the tab harder to disconnect the storage drive from the plastic frame.

  • Page 146

    Figure 82. Installing the storage drive into the metal bracket of the converter 7. Insert the four posts on the metal bracket into the corresponding slots in the plastic frame as shown. Figure 83. Inserting the metal bracket into the plastic frame of the converter ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 147

    8. Push the metal bracket down until the tab is slightly curved. Then, push the bracket with the storage drive forward as shown until the tab snaps into position. Figure 84. Installing the metal bracket into the plastic frame of the converter 9.

  • Page 148

    38. 3. Press the pit on the bracket cover, and then grasp the tilted cover to pull the bracket out of the storage drive bay. Figure 87. Removing the type storage drive bracket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 149

    4. If you are replacing a storage drive with a converter, flex the sides of the bracket to remove the converter from the bracket. Figure 88. Removing the converter from the type bracket Remove the storage drive from the converter. See Figure 80 “Removing the metal bracket from the plastic frame of the converter”...

  • Page 150

    Figure 91. Removing the M.2 solid-state drive • If you are installing an M.2 solid-state drive, remove the screw corresponding to the M.2 slot where you want to install the new M.2 solid-state drive. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 151: Blind-connect Assembly

    5. Install the new M.2 solid-state drive into the M.2 slot until the notch is aligned with the corresponding screw hole in the flex adapter. Then, install the screw to secure the new solid-state drive. Figure 92. Installing the M.2 solid-state drive 6.

  • Page 152

    Note: Be careful when you pull the cables through the hole. 5. Take the new blind-connect assembly. Insert the cables through the routing hole at the bottom of the storage drive bay. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 153: Power Supply Assembly

    6. Align the four tabs at the bottom of the storage drive bay with the slots on the new blind-connect board. Then, press down the board and slide it as shown until it snaps into position. Figure 95. Installing the blind-connect assembly 7.

  • Page 154

    2. Pull the handle on the power supply assembly and pivot it downward as shown. Then, pull the entire power supply assembly out of the chassis. Figure 97. Removing the power supply assembly 3. Ensure that the new power supply assembly is the correct replacement. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 155: Pci Card

    Depending on your computer model, your computer comes with one of the following combinations: • ThinkStation P510: One standard PCI card slot, one PCI Express x1 card slot, two PCI Express x4 card slots, and two PCI Express x16 graphics card slots.

  • Page 156

    Figure 99. PCI Express card installation order for ThinkStation P510 • For ThinkStation P710: Note: If your computer has only one microprocessor installed, only some PCI Express card slots are usable. Figure 100. PCI Express card installation order for ThinkStation P710 If your computer comes with a full-length PCI card, refer to “Full-length PCI card”...

  • Page 157

    a. Pull and pivot the tab on the front fan assembly as shown to open the latch inside. Figure 101. Opening the latch in the front fan assembly b. Gently pull the PCI card retainer out of the slot in the front fan assembly and then remove the card retainer from the PCI card latch.

  • Page 158

    Figure 103. Opening the PCI card latch 5. Depending on whether you are installing or replacing a PCI card, do one of the following: • If you are installing a PCI card, remove the appropriate metal slot cover. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 159

    • If you are replacing an old PCI card, grasp the old card that is installed and gently pull it out of the slot. Notes: – If the PCI card is connected to another device, disconnect the cable from the card first. –...

  • Page 160: Full-length Pci Card

    Depending on your computer model, your computer comes with one of the following combinations: • ThinkStation P510: One standard PCI card slot, one PCI Express x1 card slot, two PCI Express x4 card slots, and two PCI Express x16 graphics card slots •...

  • Page 161

    3. Lift up the plastic PCI card latch at the rear of the computer. Then, pivot the latch to the left to rest it on the edge of the rear panel. Figure 106. Opening the PCI card latch 4. Pull and pivot the tab on the front fan assembly as shown to open the latch inside. Figure 107.

  • Page 162: Super Capacitor Module

    • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. Super capacitor module Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 163

    To install or replace the super capacitor module, do the following: 1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Lay the computer on its side for easier access to the super capacitor module. 3.

  • Page 164

    9. Connect the super capacitor module cable to the super capacitor module connector on the RAID card as shown. Figure 111. Connecting the super capacitor module cable 10. Reinstall the direct cooling air baffle if you have removed it. See “Direct cooling air baffle” on page 101. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 165: Rear Fan Assembly

    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. Rear fan assembly Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information”...

  • Page 166

    Figure 114. Installing the rear fan assembly 8. Connect the rear fan assembly cable to the rear fan connector on the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 167: Heat Sink And Fan Assembly

    9. Reinstall the heat sink and fan assembly if you have removed it. See “Heat sink and fan assembly” on page 161. 10. Reinstall the direct cooling air baffle. See “Direct cooling air baffle” on page 101. What to do next: •...

  • Page 168

    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 169: Memory Module

    • Use 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, or 32 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMMs in any combination up to a maximum of 256 GB. • Always install DIMMs in the following order as illustrated: Figure 116. Memory module installation order for ThinkStation P510 For ThinkStation P710: Your computer has 12 slots for installing or replacing DDR4 DIMMs that provide up to a maximum of 384 GB system memory.

  • Page 170

    6. Depending on whether you are installing or replacing a memory module, do one of the following: • If you are replacing an old memory module, open the retaining clips and gently pull the memory module out of the memory slot. Figure 118. Removing a memory module ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 171: Flex Adapter

    • If you are installing a memory module, open the retaining clips of the memory slot into which you want to install the memory module. Figure 119. Opening the retaining clips 7. Position the new memory module over the memory slot. Ensure that the notch on the memory module aligns correctly with the slot key on the system board.

  • Page 172

    Note: This section uses illustrations for installing or replacing a flex adapter on a ThinkStation P510 computer as examples. For a ThinkStation P710 computer, the plastic tab on the flex adapter might be shorter than illustrated. To install or replace a flex adapter, do the following: 1.

  • Page 173: Battery

    6. Align the plastic tab on the flex adapter with the corresponding slot in the front fan assembly. Then, install the new flex adapter into the flex adapter slot. Note: Ensure that you install the flex adapter only into a flex adapter slot. Do not install the flex adapter into a PCI or PCI Express card slot.

  • Page 174

    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 175: Microprocessor

    Microprocessor Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1. Depending on the model, your computer might come with one or two microprocessors. For computer models with one microprocessor, the microprocessor is installed in the microprocessor socket.

  • Page 176

    Figure 128. Removing the microprocessor 9. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new microprocessor to any unpainted surface on the outside of the computer. Then, remove the new microprocessor from the package. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 177

    10. Remove the new microprocessor from the protective cover that protects the gold contacts on the bottom of the new microprocessor. Do not touch the pins on the microprocessor socket or the gold contacts on the bottom of the new microprocessor. Figure 129.

  • Page 178

    What to do next: • To work with another piece of hardware, go to the appropriate section. • To complete the installation or replacement, go to “Completing the parts replacement” on page 189. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 179: System Board

    System board Attention: Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the Chapter 1 “Read this first: Important safety information” on page 1. CAUTION: The heat sink and microprocessor might be very hot. Before you open the computer cover, turn off the computer and wait several minutes until the computer is cool.

  • Page 180

    • The system board on your computer might look slightly different from the illustration. Figure 133. Removing the system board 14. Remove the microprocessor from the failing system board, and then install it onto the new system board. See “Microprocessor” on page 169. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 181

    15. Position the new system board in the chassis. Align the mounting studs on the bottom of the system board with the corresponding holes in the chassis. Then, push the new system board toward the rear of the computer until it snaps into position. Ensure that the system board is secured by the metal retainer. Note: The number of mounting studs on the system board on your computer might be different from the illustration.

  • Page 182

    , and then push the handle inward to secure it. Then gently press down the small handle and push the handle inward to lock the microprocessor retainer into position. Figure 136. Securing the microprocessor in the socket ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 183: Front Panel I/o Cable

    3. Align the notch of the microprocessor socket cover with the alignment key of the microprocessor socket. Lower the socket cover straight down into the microprocessor socket on the system board. Figure 137. Installing the microprocessor socket cover Note: Your microprocessor socket and cover might look slightly different from the illustration. What to do next: •...

  • Page 184

    Figure 139. Removing the screw that secures the front panel I/O cable 15. Remove any cable ties that are binding the front panel I/O cable to the chassis and then remove the front panel I/O cable with bracket out of the chassis. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 185

    16. Use a screwdriver to slightly lever the clips that secure the front panel I/O cable. Remove the front panel I/O cable from the metal bracket. Figure 140. Removing the front panel I/O cable from the metal bracket To install a new front panel I/O cable, do the following: 1.

  • Page 186: Internal Speaker

    4. Locate the internal speaker. See “Major FRUs and CRUs” on page 33. 5. Disconnect the internal speaker cable from the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. 6. Remove the system board. See “System board” on page 173. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 187

    7. Use a screw driver to slightly lever up the internal speaker. Then, remove the internal speaker from the retaining tabs. Figure 143. Removing the internal speaker 8. Insert the new internal speaker as shown until it is secured by the retaining tabs. Figure 144.

  • Page 188: Wi-fi Units

    1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Unscrew the Wi-Fi antenna cable from the rear of the computer. Figure 145. Removing the rear Wi-Fi antenna ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 189

    3. If your computer comes with a Wi-Fi card module that supports the Bluetooth function, disconnect the Bluetooth cable from the Wi-Fi adapter card. Figure 146. Disconnecting the Bluetooth cable Chapter 9 Installing or replacing hardware...

  • Page 190

    Figure 148. Removing the Wi-Fi adapter card Note: The card fits tightly into the slot. If necessary, alternate moving each side of the card a small amount until the card is removed from the slot. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 191

    6. Disconnect the two Wi-Fi antenna cables from the Wi-Fi card module. Figure 149. Disconnecting the Wi-Fi antenna cables 7. Remove the two screws that secure the Wi-Fi card module to the Wi-Fi adapter card. Figure 150. Removing the screws that secure the Wi-Fi card module Chapter 9 Installing or replacing hardware...

  • Page 192

    1. Prepare your computer. See “Preparing your computer and removing the computer cover” on page 99. 2. Insert the Wi-Fi card module into the mini PCI Express slot on the Wi-Fi adapter card. Figure 152. Installing the Wi-Fi card module ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 193

    3. Install the two screws to secure the Wi-Fi card module to the Wi-Fi adapter card. Figure 153. Installing the screws to secure the Wi-Fi card module 4. Connect the two Wi-Fi antenna cables to the Wi-Fi card module. Figure 154. Connecting the Wi-Fi antenna cables Chapter 9 Installing or replacing hardware...

  • Page 194

    Wi-Fi adapter card. Note: The Bluetooth cable connects the Bluetooth connector on the Wi-Fi adapter card to the 29-in-1 card reader connector on the system board. See “Parts on the system board” on page 35. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 195: Completing The Parts Replacement

    8. Attach the Wi-Fi antenna cable connectors to the corresponding Wi-Fi antenna connectors shown. Figure 156. Installing the Wi-Fi antenna 9. Tighten the Wi-Fi antenna cable connectors to secure them to the rear of the computer. What to do next: •...

  • Page 196

    3. Position the computer cover on the chassis, align the slots on both the top and the bottom of the cover with the corresponding little posts on the chassis. Note: Keep the handle on the cover latch lifted before you finish reinstalling the computer cover. Figure 157. Positioning the computer cover ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 197

    4. Pivot the lifted handle on the cover latch inward as shown to the closed position so that the computer cover is secured in position. Figure 158. Reinstalling the computer cover 5. Place the computer in an upright position. 6. If there is any locking device available, lock the computer cover. See “Locking your computer” on page 59.

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  • Page 199: Chapter 10. Getting Information, Help, And Service

    User Guide. Lenovo Web site The Lenovo Web site (http://www.lenovo.com) provides up-to-date information and services to help you buy, upgrade, and maintain your computer. You also can do the following: • Shop for desktop and notebook computers, monitors, projectors, upgrades, and accessories for your computer, and special offers.

  • Page 200: Lenovo Support Web Site

    • Engineering Change management - There might be changes that are required after a product has been sold. Lenovo or your reseller will make selected Engineering Changes (ECs) that apply to your hardware available.

  • Page 201: Using Other Services

    For technical assistance with the installation of or questions related to Service Packs for your preinstalled Microsoft Windows product, go to the Microsoft Product Support Web site at http://support.microsoft.com. You also can contact the Lenovo Customer Support Center for help. Some fees might apply. Purchasing additional services During and after the warranty period, you can purchase additional services.

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  • Page 203: Appendix A. System Memory Speed

    E5-2623 v4, E5-2620 v4, E5-2618L 2133 MHz v4, E5-1650 v3, E5-1620 v3, E5-1607 v4, E5-1603 v4 1.2 V Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3, E5-2609 v4, 1866 MHz E5-2608L v4, E5-2603 v4 1.2 V Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3 1600 MHz © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

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  • Page 205: Appendix B. Regulatory Information

    • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.

  • Page 206

    Geräte der Klasse B. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Meitnerstr. 9, D-70563 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022 Klasse B.

  • Page 207: Eurasian Compliance Mark

    All regulatory notices are available on the Lenovo Support Web site in electronic format. To access electronic copies of the documentation, go to http://www.lenovo.com/UserManuals.

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  • Page 209: Appendix C. Weee And Recycling Information

    Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of...

  • Page 210: Recycling Information For Brazil

    If you need to replace it with a new one, contact your place of purchase or contact Lenovo for service. If you need to dispose of a disused lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase or an industrial-waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions.

  • Page 211: Battery Recycling Information For The European Union

    If the battery needs to be replaced, contact your place of purchase or contact Lenovo for service. If you need to dispose of a lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase or a waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions.

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  • Page 213: Appendix D. Restriction Of Hazardous Substances (rohs) Directive

    For more information about Lenovo worldwide compliance on RoHS, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/RoHS_Communication.pdf China RoHS Turkish RoHS The Lenovo product meets the requirements of the Republic of Turkey Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). © Copyright Lenovo 2016...

  • Page 214: Ukraine Rohs

    Ukraine RoHS India RoHS RoHS compliant as per E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011. ThinkStation P510 and P710 Hardware Maintenance Manual...

  • Page 215: Appendix E. Energy Star Model Information

    For more information about ENERGY STAR, go to: http://www.energystar.gov Lenovo encourages you to make efficient use of energy an integral part of your day-to-day operations. To help in this endeavor, set the following power-management features to take effect when your computer has been inactive for a specified duration: Table 4.

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  • Page 217: Appendix F. Notices

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.

  • Page 218: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo The Lenovo logo ThinkStation The ThinkStation logo Rescue and Recovery ThinkVantage Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Media are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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